The Department of Sociology and Anthropology supports three Specializations within the Bachelor of Global and International Studies (BGInS).

Globalization, Culture and Power students take a minimum of 7.5 credits in Anthropology, including .5 credits from Foundations, 2.0 credits in Core, 1.5 credits in Ethnography, 2.0 credits in Context and 1.5 credits in Core Honours Seminars.  This Specialization is governed by Anthropology.

Global Development students take a core of 1.5 credits in Anthropology, including both Introduction to Anthropology and Introduction to Issues in Anthropology and the second year Development and Underdevelopment course. In addition they select 1.5 credits at the 4000-level which may include Advanced Studies in Contemporary Sub-Saharan Africa and/or Advanced Studies in Globalization and Citizenship. This specialization is governed collectively by Anthropology, Economics, Geography and Political Science.

Migration and Diaspora Studies students take a core of 1.5 credits in Sociology, including Introduction to Sociology I and II and Sociology of International Migration at the third year level. In addition they select 2.0 credits from Cultural and Social Studies which may include Race and Ethnicity (2nd and 3rd years), Globalization and Human Rights and/or Studies in Population. In addition they select 1.5 credits at the 4000-level which may include Advanced Studies in Sociology of the Family and/or Globalization and Citizenship. This Multidisciplinary specialization is governed by the Committee on Migration and Diaspora Studies, which includes a representative from Sociology.